|'Your Hit Parade' - April 12, 1952 episode|
Episode of the public domain TV series "Your Hit Parade", which ran from 1950 to 1959. Each episode presented popular hits of the day, performed by the shows cast, including Dorothy Collins and Snooky Lanson. Complete with original commercials. Songs include: "Please Mr. Sun", "Cry", "Tell Me Why" and "Wheel of Fortune".
Keywords: 50's TV; 50s Music; 1950s; 1950's; Fifties Pop; 1952; Television; Kinescope; Kinescopes
Downloads: 6,721 (5 reviews)
|'Your Hit Parade' - January 31, 1953|
Episode of 'Your Hit Parade' from January 31, 1953. Complete with original commercials. Features Dorothy Collins, Snooky Lanson, June Valli and Russell Arms.
Keywords: Classic TV; 50's TV; 1950's Television; Popular Music; Pop; Fifties
Downloads: 2,932 (3 reviews)
|Quisp Cereal : Television Commercial : 1966 - Jay Ward|
Quisp is a sugar-sweetened breakfast cereal from the Quaker Oats Company. It was introduced in 1965 and continued as a mass-market grocery item until the late 1970s. Sometime afterward, the company sold the item sporadcially, and upon the rise of the Internet began selling it primarily online. Quisp was initially marketed with a sister brand, Quake. Its joint-product television commercials were produced by Jay Ward, a major producer of animated television series.
Keywords: Third Eye Cinema; classic television commercials; 1960's pop culture; saturday morning cartoons; cartoon; animated; Jay Ward
Downloads: 6,383 (2 reviews)
|1950's Popular Culture: ''Winky Dink and You'' (Unknown date)|
An episode of the 1950's Television program "Winky Dink and You". Innovative, original, creative and unique. Praised by Microsoft mogul Bill Gates as "the first interactive TV show". That said, without it's original context, it's little more than a historic curiousity, and some viewers may find it very difficult to watch.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 50s; 50's; 1950s; 1950's; Fifties; Pop Culture; Innovative; Unique; Creative
Downloads: 6,272 (7 reviews)
|'Your Hit Parade' - 16/April/1955|
Episode of "Your Hit Parade", originally broadcast 16 of April, 1955. Featuring Dorothy Collins, Russell Arms, Snooky Lanson, and Gisele MacKenzie performing covers of big hits of the day, including "Tweedle Dee", "How Important Can It Be" and "The Ballad of Davy Crockett". A good time capsule of the time. Most noteworthy moment: Raymond Scott's orchestra performing one of their standards complete with surreal special effects!
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 50's; 50s; 1950s; 1950's; Fifties; Music; Musical; Pop; Popular Music; Jazz
Downloads: 4,626 (5 reviews)
|Your Hit Parade - May 2, 1951 (Music/Variety)|
An episode of "Your Hit Parade", a music-themed TV series in which the cast performed the hit songs of the week and a couple of "extras". This episode is a bit of a "off-episode", not up to usual standards. Songs include: "Mockin Bird Hill", "Sparrow in the Treetops", "Be My Love", "How High the Moon", "On Top of Old Smoky" (a dreadful rendition), "Would I Love You" and "If". Some severe sound issues during the closing credits and Lucky Strike jingle.
Keywords: Classic TV; TV; Television; 50s; 50's; 1950s; 1950's; Fifties; Your Hit Parade; Dorothy Collins; Pop music
Downloads: 1,803 (1 review)
|1957 CBS-TV Special ''The Edsel Show'' with Guests|
A 1957 CBS Television Network special called "The Edsel Show". With special guests Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, and Rosemary Clooney. This is a good quality kinescope of the original broadcast. Lots of musical performances. Also features original commercials.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 1950's; 50s; 50's; Fifties; 1957; CBS; CBS Television Network; Columbia Broadcasting System; Musical; Variety Show; Culture; Cultural; Pop music
Downloads: 6,139 (2 reviews)
|Musical-Variety series ''The Tony Martin Show'' 1954 (Higher Quality)|
A higher quality upload of a 1954 episode of "The Tony Martin Show". Each episode ran 15-minutes (with ads) and consisted of musical performances. This series is presented here with the original commercials.
Keywords: 50s; 50's; 1950s; 1950's; Fifties; TV; Television; Classic TV; Early Television; Music; Traditional Pop; Tony Martin; Kinescope; Live TV; Masterpiece
Downloads: 2,509 (1 review)
|"The Perry Como Show" - 1952 Episode|
Episode of "The Perry Como Show" from 1952. This broadcast features Perry Como singing several relaxing 50's pop songs. As with most 50's Variety shows, This show was done live, and is now Public Domain.
Keywords: Perry Como; The Perry Como Show; 50's Music; 1950's Music; Traditional Pop; 50's Pop Music; Pop Music; Public Domain TV; Classic TV
Downloads: 16,311 (6 reviews)
|1958 commercial for ''20 Top Hits'' record|
A interesting 1958 commercial for ''20 Top Hits'', a record consisting of sound-alike covers of the hits of the day. Although this copy is watermarked (damn it) and cannot be used in other projects due to music copyright issues, I upload it due to its rarity. Click here for more footage from the same program
Keywords: Classic TV Commercial; 1958; LP record; Pop music
|The Perry Como Show - 9 March 1955|
Como was on vacation, so Julius La Rosa guest-hosts this episode of the 15-minute series. Songs include: "Ragtime Cowboy Joe" (sung by La Rosa), "You'll Always Be My Lifetime Sweetheart" (La Rosa), "Tweedlee Dee" (guest star Pee Wee King), "Pass It On" (La Rosa). Complete with the original cigarette commercials.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Julius La Rosa; Music; Cover; Covers; Pop Music; Traditional Pop
|Obscure 1950s Singers Sing On TV for You - Matthew Paul Argall|
A collection of 1950s television clips (edited together by me!), featuring singers that Prince Vegeta hasn't heard of. Some of these singers were well-known at the time and are still remembered by those alive at the time. Some of these singers are noteworthy in some way. Some of them were obscure then and obscure now. Some of them don't matter in the slightest. But all of them are very talented! Over 20 singers, with clips from 14 different television series.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Music; Song; Songs; Singer; Singers; Pop Music; Popular Music; Traditional Pop; NBC; CBS; DuMont; ABC
|"Your Hit Parade" - Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom)|
Obscure 50's singer Snooky Lanson performing "Hot Diggity (Dog Ziggity Boom)" on the popular and award-winning live TV series "Your Hit Parade". "Your Hit Parade" started as a Radio show, then moved to TV, lasting from 1950 to 1959. Very popular and (almost) always tasteful, The series presented the top tunes each week, performed by the programs talented cast of singers and dancers. However, as popular music changed, the show found itself obsolete, and by it's final season it had become a joke...
Keywords: Hot Diggity; Your Hit Parade; Snooky Lanson; Classic TV; 50's TV; 1950's Television; 50's Pop Music; Pop Music; 50's Music; Kinescope Recording
Downloads: 5,968 (3 reviews)
|The Perry Como Show - 2 March 1955|
Perry Como was on vacation, so Julius La Rosa is the guest-host. The preceding episode, from 28th of February, and the following episode from the 4th of March, have also been uploaded. Songs performed in this episode include: "Mobile" (La Rosa), "Sincerely" (La Rosa), "How Important Can It Be?" (guest star Joni James), "Ko Ko Mo (I Love You So)" (La Rosa). Also includes original commercials for cigarettes, and some inane product placement.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Pop Music; Popular Music; Julius La Rosa; Cover; Covers
|The Perry Como Show - 7 March 1955|
Como was on vacation, so Julius La Rosa is the guest-host for this 15-minute episode. Songs include: "Mr Sandman" (sung by La Rosa), "But Not For Me" (La Rosa), "The Fish" (sung by guest Mindy Carson), "All the Things You Are" (La Rosa). Complete with cigarette commercials.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Julius La Rosa; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Music; Cover; Covers; Pop Music
|Batteries not Included "a Collection of Vintage Toy Commercials - Jon Behrens|
Batteries Not Included is a film that I put together early this year, after I made the film I did not know what to do with it because it is so much different than the Experimental art films that I am most known for doing. I decided to release this film on the internet and I thought the best place to do this would be right here on the Internet Archives. About the Film: Almost as long as I have been a filmmaker I have also been a film collector...
Keywords: Toy Commercials; vintage television commercial; Third Eye Cinema; Classic TV; pop culture
Downloads: 75,149 (21 reviews)
|The Perry Como Show - 4 March 1955|
Perry Como was on vacation, so Julius La Rosa was the guest-host. The preceding two episodes have also been uploaded (from 2 March and 28 February). Songs include: "Open Up Your Heart (And Let the Sunshine In)" (La Rosa), "Teach Me Tonight" (La Rosa), "Unsuspecting Heart" (special gust Terri Stevens...who the hell was she?), and "The Gal that Got Away" (La Rosa, who seems to have done quite few Sinatra covers on his appearances on this show)...
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Music; Pop Music; Julius La Rosa; Cover; Covers; Advertising
Downloads: 997 (2 reviews)
|A Few More Seconds of Classic TV - Matthew Paul Argall|
A sequel to "A Few Seconds of Classic TV". This video consists of very short excerpts from over 50 different public domain classic TV series, mainly focusing on the 1950s. The clips occasionally appear to be making a statement...and there's even a little bit of minority representation!
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Comedy; Drama; Random; Classic Television; Black and White; Pop culture
Downloads: 1,162 (1 review)
|''Perry Presents'' - 11 July 1959|
An episode of summer replacement series "Perry Presents", broadcast on NBC. Perry does not appear in this show, but it DOES feature Tony Bennett, Gloria DeHaven and The Four Lads. If you do not enjoy these performers, then avoid this upload, as the show is focused on these 3 acts. Commercials intact (for RCA, nylon tyres, and Sunbeam). WARNING: There is a VERY annoying time-code on this copy. It's very annoying and gets in the way...
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Perry Presents; Music; Pop music; Song; Songs; Traditional Pop; Tony Bennett; Gloria DeHaven; The Four Lads; Singer; Annoying time-code; Summer replacement; Oldies; RCA; Sunbeam; 1959
|The Perry Como Show - 11 March 1955|
Como was on vacation, so Julius La Rosa (remember him?) is the guest host for this 15-minute episode. Songs include: "Everloving" (sung by La Rosa), "Danger! Heartbreak Ahead" (sung by guest Jaye P. Morgan), "The Finger Of Suspicion" (La Rosa and Morgan), and "Let's Stay Home Tonight" (La Rosa). Includes original cigarette commercials.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Julius La Rosa; Music; Song; Songs; Cover; Covers; Traditional Pop
|Compilation of Classic TV Footage - Episode 16|
An edition in this series produced for the classic TV section of the Internet Archive, consisting of clips from various public domain television series, a few classic commercials, and in this case, a complete (minus titles) episode of an early 1960s syndicated childrens series.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 1960s; 50s; 60s; Sixties; Fifties; Compilation of Classic TV Footage; Pop Culture
|Chance of a Lifetime - Misc 1955 episode|
An episode of the 1950s talent contest series "Chance of a Lifetime", which was hosted by Dennis James. This episode features a traditional pop vocalist (Dolores Leigh), a tap-dancer (Little Buck) and a female folk singer (Jo Mapes). (if anyone knows the exact date of this episode, please let me know)
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Talent Show; Talent Contest; Old; Tap-Dancing; Tap Dancing; Singer; Tradtional Pop; Folk Music; Folk Singer
|Your Hit Parade: 1955 New Years Eve episode (Classic TV, Pop Music)|
Another episode of the long-running United States television series "Your Hit Parade". This 1950's series featured singers performing covers of the hits of the week. Aired 31st December 1955. The series had excellent production values but some amazingly poor commercials. Regardless, this episode features the cast covering songs like "Autumn Leaves", "Love and Marriage" and "Moments to Remember".
Keywords: Classic TV; Classic Television; 50s; 50's; 1950s; 1950's; Fifties; Pop Music; Popular Music; Oldies; Retro; Song; Songs; Kinescope; NBC; Live TV; Your Hit Parade
Downloads: 3,536 (2 reviews)
|''The Big Record'' - 23 April 1958|
An episode of "The Big Record", with host Patti Page, and guests The Treniers (an exciting rock'n'roll act), Lizabeth Scott (a singer), Guy Pastor (singer), Tony Pastor (singer) and Gracie Fields (who is not at her best, sadly), plus two-and-a-half Oldsmobile commercials. Note: While the broadcast itself is public domain, the compositions performed are still copyrighted.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; The Big Record; Patti Page; The Treniers; Lizabeth Scott; Guy Paster; Tony Paster; Gracie Fields; Variety; Variety show; Live television; Music; Pop music; Singing; Singer
Downloads: 41 (1 review)
|The Perry Como Show - 28 February 1955|
Perry Como was on vacation, so Julius La Rosa is the guest-host for this episode. The following two episodes have also been uploaded. Songs include: "Tweedlee Dee" (La Rosa), "Melody Of Love" (La Rosa), "Song in Blue" (guest star Les Paul & Mary Ford), and "That Old Feeling" (La Rosa). Also included are the original commercials for Chesterfield cigarretes and L&M cigarettes, along with some unsubtle product placement...
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Julius La Rosa; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Les Paul; Mary Ford; Cover; Covers; Popular; Smoking; Tobacco; Product Placement; Advertising; Pop Music; Popular Music
|''Shower of Stars'' - 15 December 1955|
An episode of the television series "Shower of Stars". This episode has no plot, just lots of music and a little comedy. Guests include Gene Austin, Rudy Vallee, Frankie Laine, Georgia Gibbs, Gary Crosby, The Andrews Sisters, and Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; Music; Song; Songs; Pop Music; Gene Austin; Rudy Vallee; Frankie Laine; Georgia Gibbs; Gary Crosby; The Andrews Sisters; Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson
Downloads: 1,084 (1 review)
|Misc episode of ''You Asked For It'' #6|
Another misc episode of the 1950s American television series "You Asked for It", featuring the following: A race between an abacus and a then-modern calculating machine, the secrets of phony spiritualists, a Calypso song and dance, and TV wrestler Georgous George doing card tricks. Judging by the reference to 1951, it is likely this aired on the now-defunct DuMont Television Network. Complete with original commercials for Skippy Peanut Butter...
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 1950s; 50s; Fifties; DuMont; DuMont Television Network; Pop Culture; Reality TV; Reality Television; Old; Peanut Butter; Skippy Peanut Butter; Edible; Not a Jihad Video; 1950s America; TV; Television; Classic Television; annoying watermark; Keyword
Downloads: 936 (3 reviews)